Woman injured in snowmobile accident on Munising Bay

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MUNISING, Mich. (WLUC) - One person was injured in a personal injury snowmobile accident on Munising Bay Saturday evening.

Around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, the Alger County Sheriff's Office received a report of a snowmobile accident on Munising Bay near the East Channel lighthouse.

Christmas resident Danielle Renee Kolbus was driving her snowmobile when she struck a large mogul or chunk of ice, causing her to lose control and get ejected from the snowmobile. Alger County Rescue 21 extricated Kolbus from the ice by hovercraft, and she was transported to Munising Memorial Hospital for minor injuries.

The Alger County Sheriff's Office cautions all people venturing out onto the ice to use extreme caution.